Inventory Sr. Accountant

Superior Group of Companies™, formerly Superior Uniform Group, established in 1920, is a combination of companies that help customers unlock the power of their brands by creating extraordinary brand experiences for employees and customers. It provides customized support for each of its divisions through its shared services model.

 

Fashion Seal Healthcare®, HPI™ and CID Resources are signature uniform brands of Superior Group of Companies. Each is one of America’s leading providers of uniforms and image apparel in the markets it serves. They specialize in innovative uniform program design, global manufacturing, and state-of-the-art distribution. Every workday, more than 6 million Americans go to work wearing a uniform from Superior Group of Companies.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is an excellent career-building opportunity for a self-motivated and career-oriented individual. This role will have the primary purpose of leading all accounting activities for the inventory cycle, including accounting, analysis, standard costing, valuation, record keeping and internal controls activities. The role will be fundamental on developing financial analysis on inventory and key understanding of variances.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of month end close activities for inventory at multiple locations , related inventory reserves and cost of goods sold
  • Prepare month end journal entries related to inventory and cost of goods sold, including shipping, customs, prepaid inventory, in-transit inventory and interplant transfers and  as well as monthly accruals and account reconciliations
  • Review and adjust  capitalized costs in inventory
  • Assist with the coordination, execution, and reconciliation of the annual physical inventory and cycle counts
  • Work closely with operations and other cross-functional teams to ensure that all inventory transactions flow through SAP successfully, and that the accounting is consistent with financial reporting;
  • Maintain, analyze and update standard cost for both domestic and offshore inventory items at and prepare necessary G/L adjustments.
  • Partner with the Segment Controller on the development for policies and procedures related to Inventory Accounting
  • Perform period-end financial close responsibilities, including financial statement oversight of one of the Company’s foreign manufacturing subsidiaries
  • Facilitate the Accounting Department’s oversight responsibility regarding inventory transactions to identify errors and suggest process improvements to ensure accurate inventory value is maintained and accurately reported
  • Analyze production orders variances at domestic and offshore plants
  • Establish labor and overhead minute rates for our foreign manufacturing subsidiaries
  • Assist in the documentation and maintenance of inventory sub-processes, including internal controls relating to classification, inventory counts, shipping and receiving

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 4 years of directly related experience
  • Ability to work independently with the ability to resolve inconsistencies and problems and deliver results with a limited amount of supervision
  • Competent with applying comprehensive understanding of the concepts, practices and procedures relating to the field of cost accounting
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting standards (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of cost accounting, standard cost and manufacturing processes and systems
  • ERP systems experience preferred (e.g., SAP)
  • Proficient in MS Office, including the ability to perform pivots and V-lookups in Excel.

COMPETENCIES

  • Quality Focus – Ensuring that all work in one’s own area of the business, throughout the organization, by vendors, suppliers, etc. is performed with excellence and to high standards for quality and integrity.
  • Time Management – Focusing on completing all work tasks in a timely manner while remaining responsive enough to react to competing demands and shifting priorities. They are able to manage multiple responsibilities while being organized, keeping on top of important time-sensitive tasks, and performing all work accurately.
  • Deliberative Decision Making – Gathering, considering and evaluating all relevant information to make logical conclusions before being moved to action. Ability to put aside personal biases and take an objective approach to making decisions based on data or other pertinent facts.
  • Analytical thinking – Capability and inclination to identify and synthesize information from diverse sources by looking for patterns in data, making connections between seemingly unrelated events, and understanding how different parts of a system are interdependent.
  • Learning agility – Ability to discern patterns in data, recognize relationships between concepts and rapidly apply learning from one context to solve analogous problems in different contexts.
  • Scientific acumen – Consistently and appropriately implementing best practices in scientific inquiry and empirical reasoning to identify trends in data. Conducting all research, analyses and interpretations in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the appropriate scientific community.

 

 

 

**Along with a generous Compensation Package, the company offers an excellent Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental, a Defined Contribution Plan (e.g. 401(k)), Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, a Flexible Spending Account and Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Location: 10055 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FL 33772

Phone: 727-397-9611

Email: [email protected]

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It’s rewarding working at a place that gives back in so many ways. Superior Uniform is part of the Adopt-A-Shore program and has been hosting on-site blood drives since 1987! Participating in these activities really makes me feel like part of a great team.

I’ve been a part of the Superior family for six years… and appreciate all of the extras offered. Like an on-site Yoga class, a walking program and monthly wellness and nutrition seminars. It feels good knowing I’m important to the company as a person.

The average employee tenure at Superior Group of Companies is 15 years and I’ve personally been part of the Superior Group of Companies family for 14 years. I am delighted to work for a company that provides such great job stability for their employees.

I’m proud to be part of such a wildly diverse team of talent. No matter how different our backgrounds and skill sets might be, each of us is appreciated for our contribution to our common goals. To me, that is truly the meaning of teamwork.

Superior is a publicly traded company who does business nationally… but here I’m not just a number. The opportunity for career enrichment is unlimited and my ideas are taken seriously.

Fashion Seal Healthcare provides cutting edge uniform programs and image apparel for our customers. It makes me proud to be part of a company that continually strives for apparel innovation, and is recognized for it within the textile industry.

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